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Packers lead Bills 13-0 on Aaron Jones’ rushing touchdown

The Packers’ third running back option showed why he is the most explosvie of the three on a touchdown drive.

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The Green Bay Packers extended their early lead over the Buffalo Bills in the second quarter of Sunday’s game, as second-year running back Aaron Jones broke out on the team’s third offensive drive.

After Jamaal Williams got the first series and Ty Montgomery was on the field for the second, Jones got the running back duties on the third series and instantly made an impact. His first carry went for 30 yards off left tackle, and he picked up another first down a few plays later. A 17-yard gain on a screen pass set up the Packers in great position, and Jones punched the ball into the end zone from three yards out:

Jones finished the drive with 33 rushing yards and 17 receiving, accounting for more than half of the Packers’ yardage on that series.

Now that each running back has seen one drive, it will be worth monitoring who gets the majority of the snaps moving forward. Jones certainly proved in the early going that he is the most explosive runner, though Ty Montgomery picked up 43 yards on a wheel route out of the backfield. Jamaal Williams has just ten yards on three carries so far.